Wed.Jun 09, 2021

Adobe Illustrator tutorials: 71 lessons to boost your skills

Creative Bloq

The best Illustrator tutorials, from basic to advanced

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Video Tutorial: Melting Liquid RGB Text Effect in Photoshop

Spoon Graphics

In today’s Photoshop tutorial I’m going to take you through the process of creating a melting liquid RGB text effect with somewhat of a retro 80s aesthetic with its vibrant colours and grainy texturing.

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Upperquad's identity for Patagonia's new film looks at the power of the community energy movement

Creative Boom

We The Power is a new film and initiative by Patagonia that imagines a future of citizen-led, community energy schemes to help combat energy poverty.

35 Popular Forums for Web Designers and Developers

HONGKIAT

Web designing and development are one of the most widespread professional careers. These are also rapidly emerging fields that require one to be up-to-date with the latest advancements. And what is a more better way to keep yourself updated than through discussion forums and professional communities.

Design Thinking Strategies for Facilitating Growth and Performance

Speaker: Carrie Cousins, Founder and Freelancer Writer & Designer at Carrie Cousins LLC

Design thinking is at the root of creative success. Seriously! But do you know how to shift your mindset and creative process – as well as that of your team – to create and ideate in ways that are truly innovative? The most inspired and innovative teams and individual designers need to be a part of a culture that enables forward-thinking, acceleration, and efficiency. It’s a combination of creative, analytical, and collaborative approaches that produce results.

Ken Garland Was Graphic Design’s Moral Compass

Eye on Design

Ken Garland, who died in May at the grand age of 92, was an enigmatic figure in the graphic design world.

Studio XXX on becoming one of K-pop’s most prolific graphic design studios

Its Nice That

Seoul-based graphic designer and Studio XXX founder Jiyoon Lee talks us through the “unexpected” success of K-pop and its visual world.

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Taiwan International Graphic Design Award 2021

Dexigner

Taiwan International Graphic Design Award (TiGDA) 2021 is now open for submissions.? Now in its 10th year, the competition is open to designers from all regions and countries. Graphic-Design Communication-Design

24* Best Photo Curators to Follow on Instagram

Booooooom

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The Basics of Drawing Type & Creating Your Own Handwritten Font

Envato Tuts+

What You'll Be Creating. Ever wanted to give your digital layouts and designs a truly personal touch? In this typography drawing tutorial, we’ll look at how you can create a font from your own handwriting, for use on your computer. . The typography drawing tutorial will be split into three parts.

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“American Holidays” by Photographer Julia Gillard

Booooooom

Photo american holidays julia gillard new york city photographer photography

Now More Than Ever: Why Communication is Essential For Your Business

Speaker: Danielle Hughes, Chief Personality Officer, More Than Words Marketing

In this presentation, you'll hear from Danielle Hughes, a copywriting and branding expert, on how you can use your personality to connect with your clients and stand out from the clutter. On how being vulnerable and real will create stronger connections and affinity, and how knowing your brand and your audience makes messaging easier for you and more relatable for them.

Fallas 2021 Graphic Identity by Fase Studio

We And The Color

In cooperation with Diego Mir, Fase studio created a fresh graphic identity for Fallas 2021. Spanish design studio Fase teamed up with illustrator and graphic designer Diego Mir to work on a graphic identity for Fallas 2021, the most important celebration in València, Spain.

The best online web design courses

Creative Bloq

You'll find the best online web design courses right here

ADC 100th Awards Winners Announced

Dexigner

The One Club for Creativity has announced the winners of its 100th Annual Awards, celebrating excellence in craft, innovation and design. Advertising Graphic-Design Digital-Design Illustration Multidisciplinary-Design

“I hope my work changes at least one person’s perception”: Ngadi Smart on her vibrant and context-driven illustrations

Its Nice That

Having finessed two disciplines, the Sierra Leonean artist talks us through her illustrative creations specifically – a colourful counterpart to her more photojournalistic photography.

Recession Proof Your Business

Speaker: Ean

Facts fight fear. This presentation will outline specific actions you can take to protect your cash manage debt to increase your chances of success in an economic downturn. Suitable for all size businesses (side hustle to C-Corp) with any bookkeeping system.

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Designspiration

Quotes inspiration #graphics #achievements #photography #vintage #type #typography

Geometric Lines Poster Template for Adobe Illustrator

We And The Color

Check out this beautifully designed and fully customizable poster template. Created by graphic designer and Adobe Stock contributor @blackcatstudio , this A4 poster template includes two design options that work quite well together. The design is based on colorful geometric lines.

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2021 UK art and design degree show guide

Creative Review

Last year saw universities and colleges adapt quickly to the coronavirus pandemic, when physical graduate showcases were sadly prevented from taking place.

Practical Financial Advice for Creatives in Crisis

Speaker: Jason Blumer, CPA

This webinar provides practical and honest financial advice for those running creative businesses in crisis. The economic disruption brought about by the spread of the coronavirus has caught us all by surprise. Come learn how you need to act now in areas of cash, finances, tax, and the financial side of your business. There will be a time for Q&A as well

Taiwan International Student Design Competition 2021

Dexigner

The 2021 Taiwan International Student Design Competition is now open for submissions. The theme for this year's contest is 'Regenerate' with three categories: Product Design, Visual Design and Digital Animation. Graphic-Design Industrial-Design Digital-Design Animation

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Graphic design inspiration | #470 | From up North

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Graphic design inspiration | #470 | From up North

Animated Tutorials Whip Up Fiber-Rich Lemonade and Banana Splits by Andrea Love

Colossal

?. Andrea Love ( previously ) cooks up some treats just in time for the summer heat, although their woolen ingredients might make them less thirst-quenching than usual.

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Web Design for All: Accessibility, Inclusivity and Beyond

Speaker: Eden Spivak, Design Expert and Editor at Wix & Nir Horesh, Accessibility Lead and Senior Product Manager at Wix

When we design products or websites for people like ourselves, there are many others who are, as a result, left out. In this webinar, we’ll delve into why accessibility matters. Yet however well-intended, website accessibility is too often seen as a checklist to be marked off at the end of the design process. Our goal is to shift the discussion around accessible design from accommodating the needs of a small minority group to creating better, more inclusive interfaces for us all - no matter our identity, background, knowledge, or ability.

Tea Talk Packaging & Co.

Mindsparkle Mag

We are very enthusiastic about this week’s Top 10: Tea Packaging Design. So, today’s issue is about one of them. Tea Talk’s project, lead by DxD Studio , invites us to enjoy a delicious tea while having a good conversation. Sounds like a great plan to us!

Virgins. - Russian Carpet: Daily inspiration, trends, mood board. Architecture, art, design, fashion, photography. #inspiration #russian #virgins #photography #carpet #flowers

Designspiration

Virgins. Russian Carpet: Daily inspiration, trends, mood board. Architecture, art, design, fashion, photography. inspiration #russian #virgins #photography #carpet #flowers

W+K London creates branding for CineCov film festival

Creative Review

Mobile arts organisation Flatpack Projects has just launched CineCov, a year-long film festival which aims to turn the city of Coventry into a huge cinema in celebration of it being the UK’s City of Culture.

Russian Carpet: Daily inspiration, trends, mood board. Architecture, art, design, fashion, photography. #architecture #photography #inspirat

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Russian Carpet: Daily inspiration, trends, mood board. Architecture, art, design, fashion, photography. architecture #photography #inspirat

What in the World is a Force Majeure?

Speaker: Michele Berdinis

This session will answer business law questions that people are asking most during the pandemic.

Kauupi & Kauupi’s BuildUp Pods Are Designed to Include Instead of Close Off

Design Milk

Inspired by the forest, Kauupi & Kauppi designed a new collection of fabric-covered acoustic meeting rooms called BuildUp Pods & Pavilions for Glimakra of Sweden.

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Illustrator 22mm.t plays with pastel colours in her charming images

Creative Review

Based in Thailand, 22mm.t (aka aka Titiporn Klintachote) says she often adopts a “cute” aesthetic for her work with the addition of pastel colours, charming smiley faces and an abundance of food. “I’ve loved drawing since I was young.

Homally beautiful colorful minimal still life photography la tortilleria mexico design inspiration mindsparkle mag

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Design Leadership: On being your genuine self

UX Collective

Be the leader you are, not the one people expect you to be Photo: Hero Images/Getty Images This is the first in a series of short pieces on leadership, written from my perspective as a design leader but applicable to anyone in any discipline who is acting in a leadership position.